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  1. Innovation, Global Change and Territorial Resilience

    Innovation, Global Change and Territorial Resilience

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Mario Davide Parrilli, José Luis Curbelo
    Localized creativity, small high-tech entrepreneurship, related innovation platforms, social capital embedded in dynamically open territorial communities and context-specific though continuously upgrading policy platforms are all means to face new challenges and to promote increased absorptive capacity within local and national territories. The contributors illustrate that these capabilities are much needed in the current globalized economy as a path towards sustainability and for creating new opportunities for their inhabitants. They analyse the challenges and development prospects of local/regional production systems internally, across territories, and in terms of their potential and territorial connectivity which can help exploit opportunities for proactive policy actions. This is increasingly relevant in the current climate, in which the balanced allocation of resources and opportunities, particularly for SMEs, cannot be expected to be the automatic result of the working of the market. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  2. Globalization Trends and Regional Development

    Globalization Trends and Regional Development

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Tomaz Ponce Dentinho
    This timely book investigates the challenges that emerge for local economies when faced with the new globalization trends that characterize today’s world economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. The Regional Impact of National Policies

    The Regional Impact of National Policies

    Edited by Werner Baer
    Brazil is a country of continental proportions whose gross domestic product is unevenly distributed among its various regions. The impact of general domestic economic policies has often been perceived as not being regionally neutral, but as reinforcing the geographic concentration of economic activities. This detailed book examines the regional impact of such general policies as: industrialization, agricultural modernization, privatization, stabilization, science and technology, labor, and foreign direct investment. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Creative Knowledge Cities

    Creative Knowledge Cities

    Edited by Marina van Geenhuizen, Peter Nijkamp
    This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools for enhancing creative knowledge cities, as well as expounding potentially negative impacts of knowledge based city policies. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 205.00   Web: $ 184.50
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  5. Societies in Motion

    Societies in Motion

    Edited by Amnon Frenkel, Peter Nijkamp, Philip McCann
    In today’s globalised world, modern society is characterized by rapid transitions in space that are in part the result of technological developments of previous decades. This unique book deals with the complex issues raised by these transformations, focusing particularly on the impacts on regional development, technological innovation, and the flows and mobility of ideas, knowledge, people and firms. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  6. Foundations of the Knowledge Economy

    Foundations of the Knowledge Economy

    Edited by Knut Ingar Westeren
    This book presents new evidence concerning the influential role of context and institutions on the relations between knowledge, innovation, clusters and learning. From a truly international perspective, the expert contributors capture the most interesting and relevant aspects of knowledge economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Second Tier Regions

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Second Tier Regions

    Heike Mayer
    Second tier high-tech regions are taking a different path than their well-known counterparts such as Silicon Valley or Route 128 around Boston. They may lack many prerequisites of growth such as a world-class research university or high levels of venture capital funding. Often, however, they can successfully leverage anchor firms and entrepreneurial spinoffs. This book explores the evolution of these regions in the United States. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. The Geography of Creativity

    The Geography of Creativity

    Gunnar Törnqvist
    What is creativity and who exactly is creative? In this insightful and highly readable book, Gunnar Törnqvist attempts to answer these questions by arguing that geographical millieux are hotbeds for creativity and renewal – places where pioneers in art, technology and science have gathered and developed their special abilities. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Media Clusters

    Media Clusters

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Robert G. Picard
    This impressive new book uniquely focuses on the phenomenon of media clusters and is designed to inform policy makers, scholars, and media practitioners about the underlying challenges of media firm agglomerations, their potential, and their effects. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  10. Entrepreneurship, Growth and Economic Development

    Entrepreneurship, Growth and Economic Development

    Edited by Mário Raposo, David Smallbone, Károly Balaton, Lilla Hortoványi
    This timely book presents contemporary research on the key role of entrepreneurship in firm growth and development strategies. The contributors reveal that a high level of entrepreneurial activity contributes to economic growth, innovative activities, competition, job creation and local development. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  11. Industrial Clusters, Upgrading and Innovation in East Asia

    Industrial Clusters, Upgrading and Innovation in East Asia

    Edited by Akifumi Kuchiki, Masatsugu Tsuji
    This lucid and informative book analyzes the problem of clusters in transition through studies of agglomerations at different stages of development in various East Asian countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  12. Spatial Scenarios in a Global Perspective

    Spatial Scenarios in a Global Perspective

    Edited by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello
    This up-to-date and insightful book presents post-crisis scenarios for European regions with new methodologies and tools to support quantitative assessment and foresight. The aim is to develop regional forecasting methodologies and tools, appropriate to the regional-local scale but consistent with a general EU-wide approach. This effort is particularly important in a period of economic crisis, as an economic downturn generates high uncertainty about the future of economic systems, and consequently will determine the new winners and losers in a globalized world. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Innovation and Technological Catch-Up

    Innovation and Technological Catch-Up

    Edited by Elisa Giuliani, Andrea Morrison, Roberta Rabellotti
    Since the beginning of the 1990s, the supremacy of ‘Old World’ countries (France and Italy) in the international wine market has been challenged by new players, such as Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Africa, which are recording stunning performances in terms both of export volume and value. This book demonstrates that such a spectacular example of catch-up goes beyond simply copying new technologies; it entails creative adaptation and innovation, and introduces a new growth trajectory in which consistent investments in research and science play a key role. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  14. The Economics of East Asian Integration

    The Economics of East Asian Integration

    Edited by Masahisa Fujita, Ikuo Kuroiwa, Satoru Kumagai
    Covering a wide range of aspects surrounding economic integration in East Asia, this well-researched text will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students of development studies, regional economics and Asian studies. It will be of particular value to those on courses concerned with economic and regional integration. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  15. New Directions in Regional Economic Development

    New Directions in Regional Economic Development

    Edited by Sameeksha Desai, Peter Nijkamp, Roger R. Stough
    The introduction of endogenous growth theory has led to new interest in the role of the entrepreneur as an agent driving technical change at the local regional level. This book examines theoretical and methodological issues surrounding the interface of the entrepreneur in regional growth dynamics on the one hand and on the other presents illuminating case studies. In total the book’s contributions amplify understanding of such critical issues as the relationship between innovation and entrepreneurship, the entrepreneur’s role in transforming knowledge into something economically useful, and knowledge commercialization with both conceptual and empirical contributions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  16. Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Regional and Urban Policy and Planning on the Korean Peninsula

    Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Harry W. Richardson
    The potential for reunification of the two Koreas, whether in the short or long term, argues for a comprehensive look at policy and planning issues that encompass the peninsula as a whole. This book deals with spatial policy issues in both South and North Korea in a broad and non-political way. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 57.00   Web: $ 45.60
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  17. Reshaping Regional Policy

    Reshaping Regional Policy

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Chang-Hee Christine Bae, Sang-Chuel Choe
    Originally initiated by the Presidential Committee on Regional Development in South Korea, this wide-ranging volume investigates the new directions in regional development policy taking shape around the world. In addition to contributions with individual emphasis on regional policy in Korea, the book compares, contrasts and extends regional policy thought in the European Union and other Asian countries. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  18. Public Investment, Growth and Fiscal Constraints

    Public Investment, Growth and Fiscal Constraints

    Edited by Massimo Florio
    This book makes a unique contribution in advancing understanding of the fiscal condition and growth potential of the New Member States of the European Union. It provides new data, policy evaluation, and offers national and regional perspectives. The core research questions are the effect of public investment in the context of macroeconomic disequilibrium and how it is possible to finance capital accumulation in the present and future conditions of mounting public sector debt. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  19. Endogenous Regional Development

    Endogenous Regional Development

    Edited by Robert Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Peter Nijkamp
    Increasingly, endogenous factors and processes are being emphasized as drivers in regional economic development and growth. This 15 chapter book is unique in that it commences by presenting five disciplinary takes on endogenous development from the perspectives of economics, geography, sociology, planning and organizational management. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  20. Platforms of Innovation

    Platforms of Innovation

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Carla De Laurentis, Stewart MacNeill, Chris Collinge
    This ground-breaking book offers a coherent theoretical analysis of contemporary industrial knowledge flow dynamics. Furthermore, it advances wide-ranging and varied empirical findings from international comparative research which demonstrate that knowledge cross-pollination, often from industrially unrelated business sectors, is now commonplace in the economics of innovation. This, the authors argue, represents the rise of an externalized ‘matrix’ of knowledge flow dynamics among firms and industries. The book also examines related economic governance research that reveals the catalytic role that leading innovation policy agencies play in animating knowledge flow dynamics, particularly at the regional level. The chapters address various sectors including food and drink, biotechnology, ICT, new media, the automotive industry and tourism. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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